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Definition 1: the act of discovering something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for discovery in the sense of this definition

(discovery is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of discovery ) the discovery and description of the course of development of something

"the tracing of genealogies"

(... is a kind of discovery ) the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

(... is a kind of discovery ) discovering your own individuality

(... is a kind of discovery ) making an important discovery

(... is a kind of discovery ) the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

"the determination of molecular structures"

(... is a kind of discovery ) the act of discovering again

Definition 2: a productive insight - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for discovery in the sense of this definition

(discovery is a kind of ...) the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation

Definition 3: something that is discovered - [noun denoting communication]

(discovery is a kind of ...) the speech act of making something evident

Definition 4: (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case - [noun denoting communication]

(discovery is a kind of ...) the speech act of making something evident

(discovery belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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